JUNE 17-20, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA USA
Attendees at HITEC, the world's largest hospitality technology show

HITEC 2019 Schedule 

Note: Program content and schedule are subject to change without notice. Please also reference see each day's event listing in the menu.

Please note that Super Sessions and Concurrent Sessions are only available to Full Conference Registration badges.  All other education offerings to include the E20X Pitch Competition, Opening Keynote, General Sessions, Technology Showcases, Exhibitor Tutorials and Tech Talks, are open to all registrants. 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16
3:00 - 6:00 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open

DAY 1, MONDAY, JUNE 17
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open
About HFTP Information Desk
7:30 – 8:00 AM
Beverage Service
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM  Super Sessions - Full Conference Registrants Only
-What is AI Really?
-Fraud Best Practices

9:15 – 9:45 AM
Beverage Service
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM  Concurrent Sessions - Full Conference Registrants Only
-Independent versus Brand
-Technology: And How it Shapes Brand Standards
-VR vs AR Apps
-Technology Investment

11:00 AM – 12 :00 PM  Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-5G—Not just Another G
-Next Gen Travelers: Millennials and Generation Z Reshaping the Industry
-Compliance with Multiple Data Privacy and Protection Regulations
-How Evolving Technology Will Impact the Front Desk
-Technology Showcase - To Be Determined
- All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Women in Hospitality Technology Luncheon - Separate ticket required
12:30 – 4:30 PM
CHAE & CHTP Exams
1:00 - 2:30 PM  Super Sessions - Full Conference Registrants Only
-China Ready
-Fireside Chat: View from the Top

1:00 - 4:00 PM 
E20X Pitch Competition - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
4:00 – 4:30 PM
Beverage Service
4:30 - 5:45 PM
Opening Keynote: Beyond Tomorrow - The Human RevolutionAll HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
8:00 - 10:30 PM
Opening Party Presented by Samsung

DAY 2, TUESDAY JUNE 18
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7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open​

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
About HFTP Information Desk

8:00 – 8:30 AM
Beverage Service

8:30 – 10:00 AM
General Session & Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame Induction - Details coming soon - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Exhibits Open 

HFTP Booth and Member Lounge
10:30 AM – 2:45 PM
Exhibitor Tutorials in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:00 – 11:15 AM
Tech Talks in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Technology Showcase Session- To Be Determined - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
2:00 – 2:15 PM
Tech Talks in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
3:30 – 4:00 PM
Beverage Service
4:00 – 5:00 PM - About HFTP Information Desk Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-Ethics 1
-Data Protection/Security
-Biometrics
-Personal Panic Alarms
-Technology Showcase - To Be Determined
- All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.

 

DAY 3, WEDNESDAY JUNE 19
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8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
About HFTP Information Desk
8:00 – 8:30 AM
Beverage Service
8:30 - 9:30 AM
-Technology Showcase Session- To Be Determined - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
8:30 – 10:00 AM Super Sessions - Full Conference Registrants Only
-The Next Big Industry Threat
-Integration with Application of Guest Technology
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Exhibits Open
HFTP Booth and Member Lounge
10:30 AM – 2:45 PM
Exhibitor Tutorials in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
11:00 – 11:15 AM
Tech Talks in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
2:00 – 2:15 PM
Tech Talks in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.
2:30 – 3:00 PM
Beverage Service
3:00 – 4:00 PM About HFTP Information Desk, Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-AI Marketing
-Hospitality IT Turnover
-The Sharing Economy: What is Our New Competitive Reality?
-Distribution Channel Management
-Technology Showcase Session- To Be Determined - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.

DAY 4, THURSDAY JUNE 20
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8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Registration, Housing Help, Mobile App Help Desk Open
8:30 – 9:00  AM
Beverage Service
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

About HFTP Information Desk
9:00 – 10:00 AM  Concurrent & Technology Showcase Sessions
-Ethics 2
-Human Capital
-Technology Showcase Session- To Be Determined
- All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Exhibits Open
HFTP Booth Member Lounge
10:15 - 11:15 AM

HFTP Young Professionals Meetup
10:30 - 11:45 AM
Exhibitor Tutorials - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend
11:00 - 11:30 AM
Tech Talks in Exhibit Hall - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend
1:45 – 2:15 PM
Beverage Service
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM
About HFTP Information Desk
2:15 – 3:15 PM
Closing General Session - Details coming soon - All HITEC registrants are welcome to attend.

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